Whispering within by Tracey-Lee Africa

[tabby title="Poem"] Don’t let me tell you who your husband really is.Hush! Pretend to be asleep,that’s him coming up the stairs.Hush! Breathe softly,don’t let him know that you really are awake.Don’t let him see you move or blink. Hush, please...

There Is No Future In Your Eyes by Lee Evans

[tabby title="Poem"] There is no future in your eyes,The gaze I scan with fond desire.I cannot read them or surmiseThe ardour of their seeming fire—What warmth below their surface lies. No present in your eyes appears,No look but mine betrays...

Diary of a Polemicist- A Pantoum by Aaishah Mayet

[tabby title="Poem"] I: Logos Descend with me into the basement of historyUncover; Discover; RecoverRhetoric is a stallion wild and freePlaiting its tales into false narratives of leaders II: Ethos Uncover; Discover; RecoverIntegrity does not distortPlaiting its tales into false narratives...

Seasons of us by D. Nepomuceno

[tabby title="Poem"] How faint a whisper carried by the breeze of springOnly heard by fewBlessed we are, t'is trueFor this whisper we heard,rang loud like thunderas blossoms from dust began to bloom. That summer's day, I knew your heartfor sweeter...

Nomen est omen by Paula Puolakka

[tabby title="Poem"] Nomen est omenand we all have a place in society.Why is somebody named Judas?Why is somebody named Cain?Are we judging people through the stigmatatheir names are holding?Are we putting shame on them withoutasking them, how are they feeling...